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Your Best Round Ever....What Stands Out?

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#211 rangersgoalie


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 11:59 PM

Hit EVERY putt with really good pace

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 03:05 AM

I remember going to 17 at -5 during a tournament. Part 3 that shook me up. Water left and right, so I approached short and three-putted from the fringe for the only bogey of the day, and lapped the field for the win.
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Posted 11 November 2017 - 11:57 AM

Had my best round last weekend at Sand Hollow in Hurricane, UT. Totally uneventful round, lots of pars, 6 bogeys and 2 birdies for a 4 over 76. Played a second round that day at Coral Canyon in St George, was -1 after 9 and totally confident that i would beat my 76 earlier that day. Completely fell apart on the back 9, ended up +6 to finish with a 78. Without a doubt, the most disappointing 78 I'll ever have. Also, 5 birdies in that round... The guys i was playing with were baffled as to why i was so upset about a 78, I'm sure someone else will understand.
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:41 AM

Per best 80 what struck me was how plain I played, fairway, meat of the green, good lag tap in. My usual rounds come with a range of drama and danger
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 05:23 PM

Best round ever...

What stands out was that it was mediocre until I got let through by the two ball in front at the turn. Once I wasnt being held up it all came together, I could do no wrong... short game sharpened up, putts started dropping and by playing my own pace wasnt overthinking anything.

Conquered two awkward dogleg par 4s Id been suffering with.

Also didnt check score card on the back nine, which helped.


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Posted 30 November 2017 - 09:55 AM

The incredible calmness I felt that day - playing with my fiancé on an almost empty course in perfect weather and walking.  Tee game was about the same, irons and wedges were about the same but maybe a little closer to the pin and half of my birdie puts dropped
At the turn I was one under, but a 20 footer on 10 got me to -2.  Birdies on both par threes and a short par 5, got me to -5 which is 10 years later the score I chase every time I tee it up.
What I am not able to replicate during most rounds is the calmness I felt of being so present with my now wife and the stillness of that round.
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Posted 30 November 2017 - 11:25 AM

Best round ever. Before each and every shot I said my daughters first name just based on how much confidence the kid has and how she’s conquering the world.  Most confidence I ever had over ever shot.


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 12:47 AM

Shot 79 for the first time today... was even par on the front with a leadoff birdie followed by a 3 putt bogie. What really stood out was that I was hitting fairways and so keeping the ball in play/avoiding penalty strokes or suedo penalty steokes by being in terrible position for an approach. Also had 31 putts total which is a few less than usual. Back nine was more "normal" for me unfortunately. Still my best round ever by 7 strokes!

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 06:35 PM

It was the putting. Tee to green Ive had a hundred rounds just like it. But the day I shot my low round I madealmost all of the putts that I usually end up missing from 5 to 15 feet.  It was not an eventful round except for the realization that it might be the only round I ever play where that many putts went in. The best part though was that it was just last year, so at 51 I feel like its still out there to match or better it.

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 09:35 PM

Accurate with everything.  Shorter with pretty much every club, but always playing from the fairway.  Chipped everything close, two putted most holes with a tap-in, 4 or 5 uncharacteristically great/lucky shots.

Shot an 81 that could have been a 79 if not for a water hazard I didn't know was there.  My 2nd best round ever was a 94.

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 11:06 PM

3 under 68
Made every putt inside 10 feet.

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Posted 24 February 2018 - 12:48 PM

I shot 1 over once and never did it again. But even if that was my lowest round ever, my best game for me was when I shot 77 or 5 over par.

I consider this 77 my best round ever because my driver was suddenly cursed that day that my drives went like 170 yards, low and left. It was ugly and embarrassing.

It was my short game and putting that saved me.

I was scrambling and draining putts like there was no tomorrow. And to think that we played a course that was longer than my usual muni courses, greens were slick and never flat. I needed to drain a 40 foot putt from the fringe to save bogey and get that 77 and win that game by 1 stroke in our league.

So what stood out was my short game. Lights out putting, crazy chipping. I wish I can do that every time I play.


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Posted 24 February 2018 - 05:11 PM

My best was not my lowest.  My best came 16 months after compound fracturing both arms.  I was playing the "money game" on Saturday morning and it had been a long road from being able to curl 2.5lbs to taking some decent swings.  I bogeyed 1 and 2 and then was even the rest of the round playing from the tips.  I walked off of 18 with a 73 on the card and said I was done with golf.  The road back had been exhausting so I took 9 years off after that day without playing a hole.
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Posted 24 February 2018 - 07:04 PM

My best round was a 79 from the tips at my home course. I was 13 and had a membership and needed to make a 15 footer to break 80. Amazing feeling when it went in


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Posted 26 February 2018 - 04:14 PM

Lack of drama in most of the low scores.

Sure, had to make some saves, but overall it simply happened.

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-6 on 9 after a +6 on the front including a 5 putt on a stupid slick, ultra tough pin... satisfying Casino win!

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 08:07 PM

I shot a scrappy even par on the front, not hitting it my best but my short game was on point. I pointed out to my buddy that I was even walking off the 9th. I proceeded to hit two chips and 3 putts on the par 5 10th for an easy triple. At that point I lost all infatuation with my score thinking my score was ruined. That all changed when I walked off the 17th realizing that I had birdied 3 of the last for and I was back to even.  Stupidly, I told my buddy about that as well. However there is a happy ending, I was somehow able to calm myself down and hit 3 really good shots for my easiest birdie of the day. -1 71!

The ting that really stands out about that day were the gnats. They were insane! Like a black cloud swarming around your head at all time. I’m talking about what felt like 50 of them crawling on your face as you tried to hit your shot. Turns out it was just enough distraction to keep me from thinking about golf...
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Posted 27 February 2018 - 08:14 PM

What do I remember about my greatest round?

..... I remember that I COULD HAVE coasted down 18 with a tap in Birdie for 69 ....


Noooooooooooooooooooooo! I had to press for Eagle and 68.

Needless to say I Bogeyed and shot 71.

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:43 AM

Best round was a 69. No doubles, no three putts. Also had two very fortunate shots - holed a 190 yd bunker shot for eagle and chipped in for birdie from under a tree on the 17th.
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:26 AM

It was first time i broke 80.  I thought i needed a par on 18 for 79.  I bombed a drive down the middle and had 138 to pin.  I focused thinking that a smooth pitch to middle of green would give me an easy 2 put.  I decide to pin seek as the only trouble was right of green and wind was off of the right.  I hit it to 18 inches and make birdie.  I then added up the card to find out i need bogey for the 79 and the birdie gave me a 77.  It was divine.
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 06:46 PM

Lowest rd is a 3 under 69 at 6200 yds.
Best rd is a 74 at 6800 yds (doubled one and then made 17 straight pars.)

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 08:58 PM

My best score ever was a 69 but my best round was probably a 71 on the last day of the Club Championship.  The course was wet and playing long and set up fairly tough.  I played bad the first day and shot around a 77-78.  Came up short by a couple of strokes and finished second.
One of my most disappointing rounds was when I started birdie, birdie, eagle on the first three holes to start -4.  Went downhill so bad I don't even remember what I shot that day. All this happened 25-30 years ago in my younger days. Lol.


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Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:09 PM

in a tourney i shot 74. was making everything possible. short game was tight putting the lights out  made several birdies and dint have a triple.
my putting was so ridiculous i had a 12 footer downhill with about a 1 pin break and i asked the guy what the odds were that id sink
the putt. he said 100% you will hole that putt. i did.

sometimes when golf is good its good. and when its bad its bad. i lost to a guy that shot 72 and had a bad day LOL


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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:17 PM

All about the putter - it seemed like I made everything that day.  Finished the round with three bombs of 30' or more.  $$$$$


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 02:45 PM

My best round is 75 twice. The first time I played the back 3 under. Bogey free the last 12. Irons were just on.

The second time was my last round of 2017 in June. Developed severe Tendonitis in right hand and wrist. I was +2 thru 3 and was going to walk off every shot hurt so bad after my layup on par 5 4th. I kept playing. Drained a 20 foot birdie there. Hit a 6 iron to 2 feet on 5. Made a 20 foot birdie on 8. Missed a 6 foot birdie on 10. Scrambled for great pars on 12 and 13 (made 15 footers). -1 then four bogeys coming in because it hurt so bad I couldn't make a confident swing into the ball. Impact hurt like a mofo.
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Posted 19 March 2018 - 08:39 AM

I've shot a handful of rounds in the low 80s, in all of them the common themes are tee shots where I feel in control / not worrying about spinning one off the face of the planet, and iron shots where I'm striking it solidly and the ball is going where I'm aiming it.


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Posted 19 March 2018 - 06:49 PM

I remember that I was hitting my irons so well that I was afraid to mess up my swing by going after a drive and throwing off my rhythm.  So I just punched every tee shot into the fairway 40 yards short of my good distance but I hit nearly every fairway which never happens for me.  The combination of playing from the fairway and striking my irons so pure was such a good feeling.

But my ego wont let me try that strategy again.  I really hurt having to play my second shot from so far back and I wonder how what I could have scored had I been more aggressive off the tee.  The answer is probably a higher score though...


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Posted 19 March 2018 - 10:01 PM

After 25 years of golf it's hard to say what my "best" round was. I've shot 69 three times, once with no bogies. I had a round last year with seven birdies but I think I shot +2. Then I had one with five birdied and an eagle that I shot 70.

I've also had 75s where I drained every putt I looked at, and a couple mid 70s rounds with two eagles each (one of those with an ace). Which was best?

I'll say what I think I hit the ball best was the 70 last year. I remember being able to just let it go and take the result. I also remember 3-putting from 4 feet, followed by a chip in eagle and a birdie on the hardest hole on the course. It was the closest I've felt to being a tour pro, where I knew I could recover from my misses. Wish the number at the end of the day had been lower.


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Posted 19 March 2018 - 11:41 PM

View PostBigarch, on 06 June 2017 - 11:22 PM, said:

That's funny because I have told people for years that great golf is pretty boring....Down the fairway, on the green and no drama.  When you play with really good players, I think you really start to notice that.  They never get behind the 8 ball anywhere during the round and rarely hit any spectacular or memorable shots.

This sums it up for me. I've had maybe a couple of rounds where I just got into a rhythm/zone of knocking driver in play, hitting iron on the green or leaving an easy chip. Compared to the usual drama's of hazards and tree shots it felt very dull. 8 iron to 25 feet, easy 2 putt, rinse repeat...
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Posted 20 March 2018 - 10:12 AM

For me it would have to be the district tournament (high school golf) my senior year of high school. I got a really late start in golf compared to most of the kids playing golf around here at the time (a lot of them went on to be college golfers, a couple are pros now). I didn't even own my own clubs until my sophomore year of high school. I'd been showing improvement and started taking lessons between my junior and senior year of high school.

Well the whole season (golf is a spring sport here) I'd been shooting in the low 90s... I Think I'd broken 90 just a couple times in competition. Well at the end of the season is the district tournament where the top (I think 15) players qualify for the State tournament. Its a pretty big deal to qualify for state and I always considered it well beyond what I was capable of.

The actually district tournement... I warmed up on the range and hit the ball like absolute GARBAGE. I mean really bad. The course it was on was really hard and I was thinking I'll be lucky to break 100. Tee off. Pared one, pared two, three, 4, 5. I was actually making pars. Had a bogey here and there. Drained a 30+ foot birdie putt on the 10th (600 yard par 5). I came to the 17th hole 7 over (Par is 72). Made bogey on 17 but its a 220 yard par 3 so no real harm there.

18 is a dogleg left par 5. Lake on the left, woods on the right. I push my drive, hack out, push my third into the woods right of the green. As I'm up there a golfer from another school (he's a friend) asks how I'm doing then tells me "82 or better and you're in." I go on to make double bogey and qualify with an 82, right on the number.

Side story, If I'd shot 81 the guy who went on to be the individual state champion wouldn't have even qualified for state, he also shot 82.

I've shot way better since. Placed in the top 10 of am tournaments, shot under par. Been scratch. But that round stands out in my mind as my best ever. It was going to be my last high school tournament and I ended up shooting a good 10 strokes lower than my average.


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 08:46 PM

Shot a 72 on a tough course Id never played. Was -2 going into a par 5, knowing the course record was -2 from the tips. Stripe a drive and my playing partners tee shot ends up in the lumberyard. Knowing it was an unreachable par 5 I take out my 4 iron to put it out front of the green and depend on my wedge to birdie. Hit my 4 iron perfect, my buddy pops out of the woods & said man 2 more yards of carry & you fly that pond! Pond?! I didnt know there was a pond on the other side of the hill. Flustered took a double bogey & finished with pars. Every time I see him I bring that up & we get a laugh. Wish I had a chance at course record but Ill never forget that water ball haha!

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